Programme Details

The Diploma in New Media Communication and Contentrepreneurship is a new programme introduced by the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies in 2013. The programme was set up upon receiving suggestions from the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDec) to cater the need of the country to produce practitioners in managing communication strategies for the digital industry. The duration for this programme is 2.5 years and student will have to undergo five semesters of study. The faculty requires students to undertake three components of courses which are university courses, faculty core courses and programme core courses.

Course Outline

Semester 1

  • Kesatria Negara I
  • Fundamentals of Islam/
  • Men and Religion (Non-Muslim)
  • Integrated Language Skills : Listening
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to New Media
  • Fundamentals of Animation Content
  • Fundamentals of Web Contest
  • Public Speaking

 

Semester 2

  • Kesatria Negara II
  • Islamic Thought and Civilization/Islam and Development (Non Muslim)
  • Integrated Language Skills : Reading
  • Fundamentals of Multi Media System
  • Fundamentals of Games Content
  • Narrative for Animation and Games
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Photo Communication

 

Semester 3

  • Kesatria Negara III
  • Islam and Communication/
  • Islam Society (Non Muslim)
  • Integrated Language Skills : Writing
  • Business Plan and Content Marketing
  • Web Content Development
  • Animation Content Production
  • Game Content Production

 

Semester 4

  • Introduction to Translation
  • Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Media Psychology
  • Critical Thinking
  • Game Monetization
  • Contemporary Issues in Digital Content
  • Web Design Production

 

Semester 5

  • Practical Training

 

Job Opportunities

Graduates have the opportunity to work either in the public or the private sector. They will be employed in various digital media corporation as digital content providers for web, animation, and games.

 

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates have the opportunity to pursue their studies in the Bachelor programmes in the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, UiTM.